mustee

noun
mus·​tee | \ ˌməˈstē \
plural -s

Definition of mustee

1 archaic : a person of one-eighth black ancestry : octoroon
2 archaic : the offspring of parents of different races

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History and Etymology for mustee

modification & shortening of Spanish mestizo

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“Mustee.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mustee. Accessed 12 Aug. 2022.

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